Energy & Natural Resources

March 05 2018
Giffy Pardede MEMR announces easing of regulatory burden for new and renewable energy sector

Indonesia - Ali Budiardjo, Nugroho, Reksodiputro

The Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources recently announced the revocation of 32 regulations in the energy and mineral resources sector, three of which are of particular importance to independent power producers in the new and renewable power sub-sector. However, a subsequent examination revealed that most if not all of the regulations have yet to be revoked, and the lack of clarity in this regard has called the ministry's commitment to transparency into question.

Authors: Giffy Pardede, Serafina Muryanti Hayu P
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Phillip Ashley Oil and gas consultancy agreements: giving effect to parties' true intentions in a commercial context

United Kingdom - CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP

The Court of Appeal has provided guidance as to what the words "fully operational and enforceable" in an agreement might mean in the context of a production sharing agreement in Kurdistan – in particular, whether such an agreement may be considered fully operational and enforceable without ratification by the Federal Government of Iraq. In doing so, the Court of Appeal ventured into an area that is hotly contested in Iraq.

Authors: Phillip Ashley, Robert Wilson, Matthew Culver, Randall Walker
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Robert Lane Offshore renewables: proposed updates to BEIS decommissioning programme guidance

United Kingdom - CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP

Authors: Robert Lane, Munir Hassan, Sarah King, Robert Garden
Godofredo Mendes Vianna IBAMA: new requirements for disposal of fluids, gravel and cement paste

Brazil - Kincaid | Mendes Vianna Advogados

Authors: Godofredo Mendes Vianna, Jose Vicente Duncan de Miranda
Agus Ahadi Deradjat Permit to establish foreign representative office in oil and gas sub-sector can now be obtained online

Indonesia - Ali Budiardjo, Nugroho, Reksodiputro

Authors: Agus Ahadi Deradjat, Elsie F Hakim